Biography

Birth date: 7 September 1896
Birth place: Australia: Victoria, Daylesford
Death date: 20 May 1969
Final rank: Major General
Service number: 3617 - First World War, 1914-1918
VX17 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • 4th Australian Division Signals Company
  • 5th Australian Division Signals Company
  • 6 Australian Division
  • 21st Australian Infantry Brigade

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of embarkation: 23 November 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Meritorious Service Medal

  • Unit: 4th Australian Division Signals Company
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Meritorious Service Medal

  • Unit: 4th Australian Division Signals Company
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Companion of the Order of the Bath

  • Unit: 6 Australian Division
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 21st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 21st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Meritorious Service Medal

  • Unit: 5th Australian Division Signals Company
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record (1)

Stevens, Jack (Major-General, KBE, CB, DSO, Ed) 3DRL/3561

Private Record

Stevens, Jack (Major-General, KBE, CB, DSO, Ed)

"A PERSONAL STORY OF THE SERVICE, AS A CITIZEN SOLDIER, OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR JACK STEVENS, KBE, CB, DSO, ED". MANUSCRIPT MEMOIR COVERING SERVICE FROM 1907 UNTIL THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

3DRL/3561

Photograph

020259

BEIRUT, SYRIA. 1941-08-29. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF IN THE MIDDLE EAST, GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, AND A GROUP OF OFFICERS DURING HIS INSPECTION OF THE AUSTRALIANS. (1) (2) GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK (3) MAJOR-GENERAL A.S. ALLEN (4) LIEUTENANT-GENERAL J.D. LAVARACK (5) BRIGADIER J.R.S. STEVENS.

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021321

TRIPOLI, SYRIA. 1941-11. SOME OF THE OFFICERS WHO WATCHED THE DISPLAY GIVEN BY MEN OF THE 7TH BATTALION, GREEN HOWARDS, ON METHODS OF COMBATING BARBED WIRE ENTANGLEMENTS. FROM THE LEFT:- COLONEL F.K. NORRIS (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR MEDICAL SERVICES, 7TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION), BRIGADIER J.E.S. STEVENS...

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BRAMIYE, SYRIA. 1941-10-06. GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS VISIT TO THE 7TH DIVISION, OVERLOOKING SAIDA. 1. BRIGADIER F.H. BERRYMAN, 2. BRIGADIER J.E. STEVENS, 3. GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, 4. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL J.D. LAVARACK, 5. BRIGADIER E.C. PLANT.

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BRAMIYE, SYRIA. 1941-10-06. GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS VISIT TO THE 7TH DIVISION, OVERLOOKING SAIDA. 1. BRIGADIER J.E. STEVENS, 2. GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, 3. LIEUTENANT -GENERAL J.D. LAVARACK, 4. BRIGADIER E.C. PLANT.

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HILL 1284, SYRIA. 1941-10-06. GENERAL SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, MIDDLE EAST, WITH HIGH A.I.F. OFFICERS AT 7TH DIVISION HQ. FROM THE LEFT:- BRIGADIER J.E. STEVENS, BRIGADIER E.C. PLANT, SIR CLAUDE AUCHINLECK, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL J.D. LAVARACK, BRIGADIER F.H. BERRYMAN.

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ADELAIDE RIVER, N.T. AUSTRALIA. 1942-10-16. NEW WINTER QUARTERS AT ADVANCED HEADQUARTERS, N.T. FORCE FOR MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING N.T. FORCE.

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MELBOURNE, VIC. 1943-04-05. LEFT TO RIGHT:- MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, CB, DSO, ED, GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION; LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR JOHN LAVARACK, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO, GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING FIRST AUSTRALIAN ARMY AND MAJOR-GENERAL E.C.P. PLANT, CB, DSO, OBE,...

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MELBOURNE, VIC. 1943-04-05. A GROUP OF HIGH RANKING AUSTRALIAN MILITARY OFFICERS, TAKEN IN THE LOUNGE OF THE OFFICERS' MESS OF THE STAFF OF THE SIGNAL OFFICER- IN- CHIEF, AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES, AT "ILLOURA", ST. KILDA ROAD, ON THE OCCASION OF A DINNER AT WHICH ALL THE TOP-RANKING STAFF...

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052427

HERBERTON, QLD. 1943-06-12. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, CB, DSO, ED, TALKING TO QX51412 SERGEANT J. ALVISIO, WHO IS HOLDING HIS HORSE "WALKER".

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BARRINE, QLD. 1943-06-15. GROUP OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICERS WHO ATTENDED A SPECIAL CONFERENCE OF AUSTRALIAN AND AMERICAN SENIOR OFFICERS IN 1943-06. LEFT TO RIGHT:- (FRONT ROW) VX47819 BRIGADIER B. EVANS, DSO, COMMANDING 24TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE; CAPTAIN HUDSON, UNITED STATES NAVY, LAND...

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BARRINE, QLD. 1943-06-15. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION.

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BARRINE, QLD. 1943-06-15. GROUP OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICERS WHO ATTENDED A SPECIAL CONFERENCE OF AUSTRALIAN AND AMERICAN SENIOR OFFICERS IN 1943-06. LEFT TO RIGHT:- (FRONT ROW) VX47819 BRIGADIER B. EVANS DSO, COMMANDING 24TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE; CAPTAIN HUDSON, UNITED STATES NAVY, LAND...

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052623

BARRINE, QLD. 1943-06-15. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, AND NX8 LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR LESLIE MORSHEAD KCB KBE CMG DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 2ND AUSTRALIAN CORPS.

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052426

HERBERTON, QLD. 1943-06-12. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, CB, DSO, ED, TALKING TO PRIVATE C.P. KAVANAGH, WHO IS HOLDING HIS HORSE "MUSSO".

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059936

WONDECLA, QLD. 1943-11-05. VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS ALBERT BLAMEY, GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (2), AND VX19 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, DSO ED. GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, IN A BREN GUN CARRIER, PROCEEDING ON AN...

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059935

WONDECLA, QLD. 1943-11-05. VX19 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (2), HANDING OVER THE DIVISIONAL PARADE TO GENERAL SIR THOMAS ALBERT BLAMEY, GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, (1).

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079218

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION (1) TAKES THE SALUTE AS MEMBERS OF THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE MOVES PAST THE SALUTING BASE AT THE CONCLUSION OF HIS INSPECTION OF THE UNIT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- QX6049 BRIGADIER...

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079216

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION TAKES THE SALUTE AS THE 2/8TH INFANTRY BATTALION MARCHES PAST THE SALUTING BASE AT THE CONCLUSION OF HIS INSPECTION OF THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE.

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TRINITY BEACH, QLD. 1943-08-23. SENIOR OFFICERS CONFERRING DURING THE 16TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBINED INVASION EXERCISES. LEFT TO RIGHT: QX6049 BRIGADIER J.E.G. MARTIN, DSO, OBE, (1); VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, (2); VX44147, LIEUTENANT COLONEL J.R. HEARLE, (3); LIEUTENANT...

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058242

LAKE EACHAM, QLD. 1943-10-08. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, IS A SPECTATOR AT THE SWIMMING CARNIVAL, ORGANISED BY THE 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION.

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LAKE EACHAM, QLD. 1943-10-08. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION IS A SPECTATOR AT THE SWIMMING CARNIVAL, ORGANISED BY THE 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION.

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LAKE EACHAM, QLD. 1943-10-08. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL JACK E.S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, A SPECTATOR AT THE SWIMMING CARNIVAL.

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059427

WONDECLA, QLD. 1943-11-05. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, TAKES OVER THE PARADE IN PREPARATION FOR THE INSPECTION BY GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE, KCB, CMG, DSO, ED.

059427

067016

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., (1) TAKES THE SALUTE FROM THE 2/6TH INFANTRY BATTALION DURING A MARCH PAST OF THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE. IDENTIFIED IS:- SX2889 BRIGADIER M.J. MOTEN, CBE., DSO.,...

067016

065157

WONDECLA, QLD. 1944-03-17. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED., DISCUSSING "DOUGLAS EXERCISE", WITH HIS STAFF, AROUND A SAND TABLE AT THE 6TH DIVISION HEADQUARTERS. SHOWN ARE:- VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED., (1); NX2654 MAJOR I.B....

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065158

WONDECLA, QLD. 1944-03-17. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS DSO ED, OUTLINING "DOUGLAS EXERCISE" ON THE MAP BOARD, WITH HIS STAFF AT THE 6TH DIVISION HEADQUARTERS. SHOWN ARE:- VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS DSO ED (1); NX394 LIEUTENANT COLONEL W.C....

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067017

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. THE GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., (1) TAKES THE SALUTE FROM THE 2/7TH INFANTRY BATTALION DURING A MARCH PAST OF THE INFANTRY BRIGADE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL IS:- SX2889 BRIGADIER M.J. MOTEN, CBE.,...

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093115

WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-14. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (3), IN CONVERSATION WITH LT-GEN F.H. BERRYMAN, CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF (1) AND MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (2), ON ARRIVAL AT WEWAK AIRSTRIP, HQ 6 DIVISION...

093115

090165

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-30. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (1), AND OTHER OFFICERS WATCHING ARTILLERY FIRE AGAINST JAPANESE POSITIONS ON THE TORRICELLI MOUNTAINS ADJACENT TO THE AIRSTRIP. MEMBERS OF F TROOP, 52 BATTERY, 2/2 FIELD REGIMENT, FIRED 1600 ROUNDS IN ONE HOUR 25 MINUTES....

090165

093111

CAPE WOM, WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-13. THE MESS HUT AND LIVING QUARTERS OF MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION AT HQ 6 DIVISION.

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093113

WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-14. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (2) SHAKING HANDS WITH MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (3), AFTER ALIGHTING FROM THE LOCKHEED LODCASTER, RAAF AIRCRAFT, AT WEWAK AIRSTRIP ON ARRIVAL AT HQ 6...

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090169

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-30. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (1), CONGRATULATING CPL J.W. CHAPMAN, SECTION LEADER IN THE BATTALION (2), AND CAPT K.H. LOVETT, OC D COMPANY, 2/2 INFANTRY BATTALION (3), FOR BRAVERY ON PATROL.

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093109

CAPE WOM, WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-13. THE MESS HUT AND LIVING QUARTERS OF MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION AT HQ 6 DIVISION. .

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093112

CAPE WOM, WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-13. THE MESS HUT (1) AND LIVING QUARTERS (2) OF MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION AT HQ 6 DIVISION.

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090166

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-30. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (2), AND CAPT M. DERBYSHIRE, OC A COMPANY (3), POINTING OUT JAPANESE POSITIONS WHICH ARE UNDER BOMBARDMENT. THEY ARE STANDING UNDER A CAPTURED JAPANESE FLAG OF THE "TIGER FORCE". MAJ-GEN STEVENS IS ON A VISIT TO TROOPS IN THE...

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093116

WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-14. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF,ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (1) AND MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (2), STANDING IN FRONT OF THE RAAF LOCKHEED LOADCASTER AIRCRAFT IN WHICH THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF TRAVELS, SHORTLY AFTER...

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WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-14. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (4). WITH SENIOR OFFICERS DURING HIS VISIT TO HQ 6 DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (1); LT-COL L.N. TRIBOLET, COMMANDING...

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093110

CAPE WOM, WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-13. THE MESS HUT AND LIVING QUARTERS OF MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION AT HQ 6 DIVISION.

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093125

WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-14. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (3),AND PARTY, INSPECTING A NATIVE GARDEN AT CAPE MOEM. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (1); LT-COL D.H. DWYER, PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO...

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090164

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-30. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (1), AND OTHER OFFICERS WATCHING ARTILLERY FIRE AGAINST JAPANESE POSITIONS ON THE TORRICELLI MOUNTAINS ADJACENT TO THE AIRSTRIP. MEMBERS OF F TROOP, 52 BATTERY, 2/2 FIELD FIRED 1600 ROUNDS IN ONE HOUR 25 MINUTES. MAJ-GEN STEVENS...

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093114

WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-14. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (3), IN CONVERSATION WITH LT-GEN F.H. BERRYMAN, CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF (1) AND MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (2), ON ARRIVAL AT WEWAK AIRSTRIP HQ 6 DIVISION...

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093725

WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-29. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS GOC 6 DIVISION (1) WITH LT-COL J.A. BISHOP (2) DURING HIS VISIT OF INSPECTION TO MOUNT SHIBURANGU AFTER ITS CAPTURE BY C COMPANY, 2/8 INFANTRY BATTALION.

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WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-29. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS, GOC 6 DIVISION (1) DURING A VISIT OF INSPECTION TO MOUNT SHIBURANGU, SPEAKING WITH CAPT M.J. DWYER COMMANDING OFFICER C COMPANY, 2/8 INFANTRY BATTALION (2). AT THE TIME AN AIR STRIKE WAS IN PROGRESS ON A FEATURE IMMEDIATELY BEHIND MOUNT...

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WEWAK AREA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-06-29. MAJ-GEN J.E.S. STEVENS GOC 6 DIVISION (3) SPEAKING WITH LT-COL W.S. HOWDEN (2) WHILE ON AN INSPECTION VISIT TO MOUNT SHIBURANGU AFTER ITS CAPTURE BY C COMPANY, 2/8 INFANTRY BATTALION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- SGT L.M. PORTER, INTELLIGENCE OFFICER (1); BRIG...

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WONDECLA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-04. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION (1), PRESENTS THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE COMPETITIVE TROPHY TO VX14047 LIEUTENANT COLONEL W.S. HOWDEN, COMMANDER 2/8TH INFANTRY BATTALION.

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VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION (1), ACCOMPANIED BY QX6049 BRIGADIER J.E.G. MARTIN, DSO, OBE, COMMANDER, 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE (2) REVIEWS A PARADE COMPRISING HEADQUARTERS 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION, THE BANDS, 2/8TH INFANTRY BATTALION AND THE 2/11TH...

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SYDNEY - BRIG. J.E.S. STEVENS, E.D. WHO COMMANDED TROOPS ABOARD X2. PERSONALITIES. SERVICES.

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JULIS - 21ST BRIGADE INSPECTED BY BRIG. STEVENS. (NEGATIVE BY D. PARER).

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SYDNEY - BRIG. J.E.S. STEVENS E.D. WHO COMMANDED TROOPS ABOARD X2. PERSONALITIES. SERVICES.

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OFFICERS OF THE H.Q. STAFF OF THE 21ST BDE. FRONT ROW L-R. LT. COL. MCDONALD, LT. COL. MOTEN, BRIG. STEVENS, LT. COL. CANNON, BACK ROW L-R CAPT. CHALLEN, CAPT. S. TOMS, CAPT. GODSALL,MAJ. C. FINLAY, CAPT. BUCKLER. (NEGATIVE BY A. ANDERSON.)

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DIMRA CAMP. SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE 21ST BDE. FRONT ROW L-R. CAPT. HILL, MAJ. FINLAY, BRIG. STEVENS, CAPT. CHALLEN, CAPT. BRAIN, BACK ROW L-R LT. CUNNEN, CAPT. WRIGHT, LT. LEACH, LT. BREWIN, CAPT. WHITE, LT. SMITH, LT. LYON, LT. FRASER, LT. CAMERON. (NEGATIVE BY A. ANDERSON.)

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002240/01

SISTER M. BROWN, BRIG. J.E.S. STEVENS, MAJOR GEN. LAVERACK.

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015232

Wau-Mubo area. A patrol in a forward area along the Mubo track. SX16303 Private (Pte) Jack Stevens, 2/9th Area Regiment, of Murray Bridge, SA; SX13340 Pte Edward Lishmund, 2/6th Battalion, of North Adelaide, SA, and NX106619 Lance Corporal Bruce Douglas Currie, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, of...

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ACRE, JERUSALEM, 1941-07-12. BRIGADIER J.E.S. STEVENS, COMMANDING 21ST BRIGADE, AIF, AND MAJOR GENERAL A.S. ALLEN, COMMANDING 7TH DIVISION, AIF.

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WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

064768

064778

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (3) WITH HIS SENIOR OFFICERS AT THE CONCLUSION OF A CONFERENCE AT THE UNIT HEADQUARTERS. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- NX105 BRIGADIER J. REDDISH, DSO., ED., COMMANDER...

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064781

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (3) HOLDING A CONFERENCE WITH HIS SENIOR OFFICERS IN THE UNIT HEADQUARTERS. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- VX20315 BRIGADIER R. KING DSO., COMMANDING 16TH INFANTRY BRIGADE...

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WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. THE MESS OF THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING THE 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED.

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WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION OUTSIDE HIS LIVING QUARTERS.

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WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (3) WITH HIS SENIOR OFFICERS AT THE CONCLUSION OF A CONFERENCE AT THE UNIT HEADQUARTERS. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- NX105 BRIGADIER J. REDDISH, DSO., ED., COMMANDER...

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065156

MALANDA, QLD. 1944-03-11. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E. STEVENS, DSO, ED., DISCUSSING "DOUGLAS EXERCISE" WITH HIS STAFF AROUND A SAND TABLE AT THE 6TH DIVISION HEADQUARTERS. SHOWN ARE:- VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED., (1); NX2654 MAJOR I.B....

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065199

PORT DOUGLAS, NORTH QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-16. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED., OUTLINING DETAILS OF THE "DOUGLAS EXERCISE" TO OFFICERS OF THE DIVISION, OUTSIDE THE OFFICERS MESS TENT.

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MAREEBA, QLD. 1944-04-10. THE DOUGLAS C47 AIRCRAFT, MILITARY VERSION OF THE DC3 AIRLINER, "IRENE" (CALL SIGN VH-CFB) OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE, WITH AN ALL-AMERICAN CREW, ON THE STRIP WARMING UP THE MOTORS BEFORE TAKING OFF FOR THE TRIP TO NEW GUINEA WITH THE ADVANCE PARTY OF THE 1ST...

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065749

MAREEBA, QLD. 1944-04-13. THE STAFF CAR OF VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION LEAVING THE AERODROME WITH MAJOR-GENERAL F.H. BERRYMAN, CBE., DSO., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 2ND AUSTRALIAN CORPS AND QX6062 BRIGADIER R.J.H. RISSON, DSO., OBE.,...

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065747

MAREEBA, QLD. 1944-04-13. VX20308 LIEUTENANT-GENERAL F.H. BERRYMAN, CBE., DSO., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 2ND AUSTRALIAN CORPS, CENTRE LEFT (1) CHATTING WITH VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, RIGHT (2) DURING THE TRANSFER OF THE ADVANCE PARTY...

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065883

HERBERTON, QLD. 1944-04-25. THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING (GOC), 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED. (1), AND HIS AIDE-DE-CAMP, WERE SPECTATORS AT THE ANZAC DAY SERVICE AT THE WAR MEMORIAL. ON THE GOC'S LEFT ARE THE TWO ARMY PADRES, NX202776 G. STUART WATTS, CHURCH OF...

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065885

HERBERTON, QLD. 1944-04-25. MR. G. FURLONG, PRESIDENT OF THE LOCAL BRANCH OF THE RETURNED SAILORS, SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN'S IMPERIAL LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA DELIVERING AN ADDRESS FROM THE STEPS OF THE WAR MEMORIAL DURNG THE ANZAC DAY SERVICE. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER...

065885

067305

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-17. THE PRIVATE LIVING QUARTERS OF VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

067305

067367

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-17. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (1) TAKING THE SALUTE FROM PERSONNEL OF HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 2/1ST INFANTRY BATTALION, 6TH DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL...

067367

067304

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-17. THE PRIVATE LIVING QUARTERS OF VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

067304

067368

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-17. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (1) TAKING THE SALUTE FROM PERSONNEL OF HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 2/1ST INFANTRY BATTALION, 6TH DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL...

067368

066972

RAVENSHOE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-19. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) INTRODUCING HIS OFFICERS TO THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (2)...

066972

067006

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. PERSONNEL OF THE 2/5TH INFANTRY BATTALION AND THE 2/6TH INFANTRY BATTALION STANDING AT ATTENTION DURING AN INSPECTION OF THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE BY THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED.

067006

067015

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. AS THE OFFICER COMMANDING, 2/6TH INFANTRY BATTALION, VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) PREPARES TO TAKE THE SALUTE.

067015

067005

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION ENTERING A JEEP TO INSPECT PERSONNEL OF THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE.

067005

066981

WONDECLA AREA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-20. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (1) TAKING THE SALUTE FROM THE 2/1ST CAMP AREA FOR A THREE DAY JUNGLE TRAINING EXERCISE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:-...

066981

066978

WONDECLA AREA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-20. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (1) TAKING THE SALUTE FROM THE 2/1ST INFANTRY BATTALION AS THEY MARCH OUT OF THEIR CAMP AREA FOR A THREE DAY JUNGLE...

066978

067009

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) TAKING THE SALUTE FROM THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:_ SX2889 BRIGADIER M.J. MOTEN, CBE., DSO., ED., OFFICER COMMANDING 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE...

067009

067011

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. THE 2/2ND FIELD REGIMENT, PASSING THE SALUTING BASE AS VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, TAKES THE SALUTE.

067011

066971

RAVENSHOE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-19. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (1) BEING GREETED BY VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (2) ON HIS...

066971

067010

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) TAKING THE SALUTE FROM "C" TROOPS 2/2ND FIELD REGIMENT, 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE AFTER HIS INSPECTION OF THE UNIT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- SX2889 BRIGADIER M.J....

067010

067014

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. PERSONNEL OF THE 2/5TH INFANTRY BATTALION, APPROACHING THE SALUTING BASE DURING A MARCH PAST FOR VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

067014

067013

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. PERSONNEL OF THE 2/8TH FIELD COMPANY, APPROACHING THE SALUTING BASE DURING A MARCH PAST FOR VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

067013

067008

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) ADDRESSING TROOPS OF THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE AFTER HIS INPSECTION OF THE UNIT.

067008

067007

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. TROOPS OF THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE STANDING AT ATTENTION DURING AN INSPECTION OF THE UNIT BY THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION, VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED.

067007

067012

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-10. TROOPS OF THE 17TH INFANTRY BRIGADE APPROACHING THE SALUTING BASE DURING A MARCH PAST FOR VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

067012

066983

WONDECLA AREA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-06-20. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, GBE., KCB., CMG., DSO., ED., (1) WITH MEMBERS OF THE OFFICIAL PARTY AND OFFICERS OF THE 6TH DIVISION SHELTERING IN A CREEK BED AWAITING THE...

066983

067741

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-28. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (3), MEETING MEMBERS OF THE TEAMS COMPETING IN THE DIVISIONAL AUSTRALIAN RULES GRAND FINAL. (ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY VERSUS 2/11 INFANTRY BATTALION). IDENTIFIED...

067741

067738

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-28. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) PRESENTING THE DIVISIONAL TROPHY TO THE CAPTAIN OF THE WINNING AUSTRALIAN RULES TEAM SX352 SERGEANT J.R. NAIRN (2) FROM THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY.

067738

067736

HERBERTON, QLD. 1944-07-28. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION (3), MEETING NX128103 PRIVATE N.H. TATE (5) ON THE OCCASION OF A PARADE OF THE 2/3RD INFANTRY BATTALION WHEN MAJOR-GENERAL STEVENS MET MEMBERS OF THE BATTALION RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM WINNERS OF...

067736

067740

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-28. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) MEETING MEMBERS OF THE TEAMS COMPETING IN THE DIVISIONAL AUSTRALIAN RULES GRAND FINAL (ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY VERSUS 2/11TH INFANTRY BATTALION). IDENTIFIED...

067740

067744

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-28. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING (1) 6TH DIVISION PRESENTING THE AUSTRALIAN RUGBY LEAGUE COMPETITION TROPHY TO NX79390 PRIVATE C. WINDOW (2) CAPTAIN OF THE WINNING 2/3RD INFANTRY BATTALION TEAM.

067744

067737

HERBERTON, QLD. 1944-07-28. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1), CONGRATULATING THE 2/3RD INFANTRY BATTALION AND THE UNIT'S RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM WHICH WON THE 6TH DIVISION GRAND FINAL BY DEFEATING A TEAM FROM THE 2/3RD MACHINE GUN BATTALION....

067737

067964

BIBOOHRA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-21. SENIOR OFFICERS WATCHING A FLIGHT OF "BOOMERANG" AIRCRAFT COMING IN TO SSTRAFE "ENEMY" POSITIONS ON TANK HILL DURING AN ARMY AIR CO-OPERATION EXERCISE BETWEEN THE 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION AND NO. 5 SQUADRON, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE. IDENTIFIED...

067964

067961

BIBOOHRA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-07-21. "OBSERVATION HILL", A KNOLL APPROXIMATELY 800 YARDS FROM THE TARGET AREA DURING AN ARMY AIR CO-OPERATION EXERCISE BETWEEN NO. 5 SQUADRON, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE AND THE 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION, 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:-...

067961

068219

BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-08-08. THE GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND, HIS EXCELLENCY, SIR LESLIE ORME WILSON, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, DSO, (1), TAKING THE SALUTE FROM TROOPS OF THE 7TH DIVISION AT THE CITY HALL SALUTING BASE IN KING GEORGE SQUARE DURING THE UNIT MARCH THROUGH THE CITY. IDENTIFIED...

068219

068218

BRISBANE, QLD. 1944-08-08. GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND, HIS EXCELLENCY, SIR LESLIE ORME WILSON, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, DSO, (1), TAKING THE SALUTE FROM TROOPS OF THE 7TH DIVISION AT THE CITY HALL SALUTING BASE IN KING GEORGE SQUARE DURING THE UNIT MARCH THROUGH THE CITY. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- VX12014...

068218

090093

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (3), ACCOMPANIED BY MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (1), AND SENIOR OFFICERS, ARRIVING FOR AFTERNOON TEA AT HEADQUARTERS 19 INFANTRY...

090093

090079

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (1), SHAKING HANDS WITH MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (2), ON ARRIVAL AT TADJI AIRSTRIP.

090079

090085

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (2), WITH MEMBERS OF THE OFFICIAL PARTY AT 2/5 INFANTRY BATTALION, DURING HIS VISIT TO THE 6 DIVISION AREA. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL...

090085

090081

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (4), WITH MEMBERS OF THE OFFICIAL PARTY AT TADJI AIRSTRIP, ON A VISIT TO THE 6 DIVISION AREA. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- LIEUTENANT-GENERAL F.H. BERRYMAN, CHIEF OF STAFF...

090081

090090

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (5), LIEUTENANT-GENERAL F.H. BERRYMAN, CHIEF OF STAFF (2); MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS (3), AND OTHER SENIOR OFFICERS AT HEADQUARTERS 6 DIVISION INSPECTING A HOME MADE...

090090

090092

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (1), WITH MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (2), IN A TROPICAL SETTING AT WALMEGOL CREEK DURING HIS TOUR OF THE 6 DIVISION AREA.

090092

090677

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-17. MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (1), INSPECTING PERSONNEL OF REGIMENTAL HEADQUARTERS 2/6 CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT. THE PARADE WAS HELD IN UNIT LINES SHORTLY BEFORE THEY MOVED UP INTO THE MOUNTAINS AGAIN TO HUNT THE JAPANESE....

090677

090676

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-17. MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (2), INSPECTING TROOPS OF 2/9 COMMANDO SQUADRON. THE PARADE WAS HELD IN UNIT LINES SHORTLY BEFORE THEY MOVED UP INTO THE MOUNTAINS AGAIN TO HUNT THE JAPANESE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- CAPTAIN G.A....

090676

090680

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-17. MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (1), ADDRESSING 2/6 CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT TROOPS WHILE HIS AIDE-DE-CAMP LIEUTENANT G. TWOHILL (2), LOOKS ON. THE PARADE WAS HELD IN UNIT LINES SHORTLY BEFORE THEY MOVED UP INTO THE MOUNTAINS...

090680

090678

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-17. A SECTION OF 2/6 CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT TROOPS ON PARADE FOR INSPECTION BY MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION. THE PARADE WAS HELD IN UNIT LINES SHORTLY BEFORE THEY MOVED UP INTO THE MOUNTAINS AGAIN TO HUNT THE JAPANESE....

090678

090679

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-17. LIEUTENANT COLONEL E.C. HENNESSY, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/6 CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT (1), ON PARADE LISTENING TO AN ADDRESS BY MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION. LIEUTENANT W.R.J. SHIELDS (2), IS STANDING BEHIND HIM. THE PARADE WAS...

090679

090681

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-17. MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (6) ADDRESSING 2/6 CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT TROOPS. THE PARADE WAS HELD IN UNIT LINES SHORTLY BEFORE THEY MOVED UP INTO THE MOUNTAINS AGAIN TO HUNT THE JAPANESE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:-...

090681

094531

CAPE WOM, WEWAK, NEW GUINEA, 1945-07-29. MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION, AT 6 DIVISION RECEPTION CAMP, ADDRESSING 6 DIVISION TROOPS WHO ARE GOING HOME FOR DISCHARGE UNDER A PLAN OF DISCHARGE FOR MEN WHO HAVE SERVED FIVE YEARS.

094531

091317

BOIKEN AREA, AITAPE-WEWAK SECTOR. 1945-04-28. LIEUTENANT GENERAL V.A.H. STURDEE, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING FIRST ARMY (1), WITH LIEUTENANT COLONEL A.G. CAMERON, 2/2 INFANTRY BATTALION, AND MAJOR GENERAL J.E. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (3), DURING A TOUR OF INSPECTION TO 16...

091317

078979

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-09. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) TALKING WITH THE PILOT OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE LOCKHEED "HUDSON" AIRCRAFT WHICH BROUGHT VX63396 LIEUTENANT GENERAL J. NORTHCOTT CB MVO, CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF AND...

078979

078977

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-09. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION (1) GREETING VX63396 LIEUTENANT GENERAL J. NORTHCOTT CB MVO, CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF AND CHIEF OF THE AUSTRALIAN SECTION OF THE IMPERIAL GENERAL STAFF (2), VX89075 MAJOR GENERAL...

078977

078822

IDAKAIBUL, NEW GUINEA. 1945-01-23. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION GETS A LIGHT FOR HIS CIGARETTE ON HIS ARRIVAL AT THE DETAILS ISSUAING DEPOT WHILE ON THE MARCH TO MALIN AND RETURN VIA IDAKAIBUL TO SUAIN PLANTATION.

078822

081325

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-11. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION (2), ACCOMPANIED BY NX153 LIEUTENANT COLONEL N.W.P. FARRELL, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION (2), INSPECTS TROOPS OF THE 2/ 4TH INFANTRY BATTALION DURING PRESENTATION OF THE ORDER...

081325

081490

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND. 1944-10-16. MEMBERS OF THE 2/ 1ST FIELD AMBULANCE PASSING THE SALUTING BASE DURING A PARADE OF 6TH DIVISION MEDICAL UNITS BEFORE THEIR MOVEMENT OVERSEAS. THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION (5). IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:-...

081490

081322

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-11. TROOPS OF THE 2/ 4TH INFANTRY BATTALION AWAIT THE ARRIVAL OF VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION, TO MAKE A PRESENTATION OF THE ORDER OF PATRIOTIC WAR, FIRST CLASS TO NX4050 SERGEANT N.S. MACINTYRE.

081322

081327

HERBERTON, QLD. 1944-10-11. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION (1) PRESENTS THE ORDER OF PATRIOTIC WAR FIRST CLASS TO NX4050 SERGEANT N.S. MACINTRYE (2). MEMBERS OF THE 2/ 4TH INFANTRY BATTALION STAND ON PARADE AT THE BACKGROUND.

081327

081494

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, 1944-10-16. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION, (1), WITH COMMANDING OFFICERS OF 6TH DIVISION MEDICAL UNITS BEHIND THE SALUTING DAIS DURING A PARADE HELD AT HEADQUARTERS 6TH DIVISION BEFORE MOVEMENT OF THEIR UNITS OVERSEAS. IDENTIFIED...

081494

081323

HERBERTON, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-11. TROOPS OF THE 2 /4TH INFANTRY BATTALION AWAIT THE ARRIVAL OF VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION, TO MAKE A PRESENTATION OF THE ORDER OF PATRIOTIC WAR, FIRST CLASS TO NX4050 SERGEANT N.S. MACINTYRE.

081323

081488

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND. 1944-10-16. COMPANIES OF THE 2/ 2ND FIELD AMBULANCE (HEADQUARTERS) PASSING THE SALUTING BASE DURING A PARADE OF 6TH DIVISION MEDICAL UNITS BEFORE MOVEMENT OVERSEAS. THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:-...

081488

081184

WONDECLA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-02. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION, (1), ACCOMPANIED BY QX6049 BRIGADIER J.E.G. MARTIN, DSO, OBE, COMMANDING OFFICER, 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE (2), WATCH THE EVENTS OF THE BRIGADE SERVICE COMPETITION.

081184

081487

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND. 1944-10-16. B COMPANY, 2/ 1ST FIELD AMBULANCE, PASSING THE SALUTING BASE DURING A PARADE OF 6TH DIVISION MEDICAL UNITS BEFORE THEIR MOVEMENT OVERSEAS. THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- NX121603...

081487

081328

HERBERTON, QLD. 1944-10-11. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION (1) PRESENTS THE ORDER OF PATRIOTIC WAR FIRST CLASS TO NX4050 SERGEANT N.S. MACINTYRE (2). MEMBERS OF THE 2/ 4TH INFANTRY BATTALION STAND ON PARADE AT THE BACKGROUND.

081328

081207

WONDECLA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-04. NX2030 CAPTAIN HAWKE (1), LEADING TROOPS OF THE 2/ 4TH INFANTRY BATTALION, 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE DURING THE MARCH PAST. THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION.

081207

081199

WONDECLA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-10-02. TROOPS AT HEADQUARTERS 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE AWAIT INSPECTION BY VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC 6TH DIVISION. (JOINS NO. 81200 - 81202).

081199

079210

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VGX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENEFAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION, INSPECTING THE 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION DURING HIS VISIT TO THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS AFTER THE UNIT HAD BEEN WITHDRAWN AFTER 2.5 MONTHS ACTIVE DUTY.

079210

079211

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION, ADDRESSING MEMBERS OF THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE AT THE CONCLUSION OF HIS INSPECTION OF THE UNIT WHICH HAS RECENTLY BEEN WITHDRAWN AFTER 2.5 MONTHS ACTIVE DUTY.

079211

079327

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-28. VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION BEING GREETED BY THE CAPTAIN OF THE HMAS "SWAN" LIEUTENANT W.J. DOVERS AND HIS FIRST LIEUTENANT AS HE STEPS ABOARD.

079327

079209

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION, INSPECTING THE 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION DURING HIS VISIT TO THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS AFTER THE UNIT HAD BEEN WITHDRAWN AFTER 2.5 MONTHS ACTIVE DUTY.

079209

079326

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-28. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION, CLIMBING ABOARD THE RAN VESSEL HMAS "SWAN". IN THE LAUNCH IS NX24346 LIEUTENANT G.F. TWO- HILL, AIDE-DE-CAMP.

079326

079907

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-23. LORD WAKEHURST, KCMG, GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES IN THE BATTLE ROOM AT HEADQUARTERS 6TH DIVISION INSPECTS PART OF A CAPTURED JAPANESE ANTI- AIRCRAFT RANGE. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH...

079907

079894

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-23. LORD WAKEHURST, KCMG, GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES (4), ACCOMPANIED BY THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 AUSTRALIAN DIVISION MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED (1) INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR CONSISTING OF 100 MEN DRAWN FROM VARIOUS UNITS OF THE DIVISION....

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079906

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-23. LORD WAKEHURST, KCMG, GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES (4) SPEAKING WITH MEMBERS OF THE 2/1ST RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION PLATOON MANNING A CATERPILLAR TRACTOR AT THE BEACHHEAD DURING HIS TOUR OF INSPECTION OF HEADQUARTERS 6TH DIVISION. ACCOMPANYING HIM IS VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL...

079906

079892

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-23. LORD WAKEHURST, KCMG, GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES (2) GREEDTED BY VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED (1), SOON AFTER ARRIVAL AT TADJI AIRSTRIP DURING A VISIT TO HEADQUARTERS 6TH DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE: LIEUTENANT G. TWOHILL (4); NX70918...

079892

079893

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-23. LORD WAKEHURST, KCMG, GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES (1) IN CONVERSATION WITH VX17 MAJOR- GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED (2), AFTER ARRIVING AT TADJI AIRSTRIP. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE: LADY BLAMEY (3); LADY WAKEHURST (4); NX70918 LIEUTENANT- COLONEL D.H. DWYER (5).

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080527

HERBERTON, QLD. GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION AND STAFF AT HEADQUARTERS 6TH DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- VX35 LIEUTENANT COLONEL J.A. BISHOP, DSO, MBE, GENERAL STAFF OFFICER (1); VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GOC (2); NX354 LIEUTENANT-COLONEL W.C. MURPHY, ASSISTANT...

080527

084199

SUAIN PLANTATION, NEW GUINEA. 1944-12-10. PRIVATE F.L. BOYLE, 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION, STANDS GUARD BEHIND A SMALL BUSH AS MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION, EXAMINES A PATROLLED AREA.

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084202

SUAIN PLANTATION, NEW GUINEA. 1944-12-10. LANCE-BOMBARDIER K. D. L. MCCREDIE, 2/6 SURVEY BATTERY, (1), FILLING AN OWEN GUN MAGAZINE BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF A SURVEY TRIP. MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION, (2), STANDS IN THE BACKGROUND.

084202

084196

SUAIN PLANTATION, NEW GUINEA. 1944-12-10. MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION, STUDIES PATROL REPORTS WITH BRIGADIER J.E.G. MARTIN, 19 INFANTRY BRIGADE, (2), AND CAPTAIN E.P.A. SMITH, A COMPANY COMMANDER, 2/4 INFANTRY BATTALION, (3).

084196

084197

SUAIN PLANTATION, NEW GUINEA. 1944-12-10. MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION, (1), EXAMINING PATROL REPORTS, AND IN CONFERENCE WITH SENIOR OFFICERS.

084197

084198

SUAIN PLANTATION, NEW GUINEA. 1944-12-10. MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION, (4), CONSIDERING PATROL REPORTS OF THE PLANTATION AREA NEAR THE DANMAP RIVER AND FUTURE DIVISIONAL OPERATIONS WITH SENIOR OFFICERS. HIS PROVOST ESCORT, (6), STANDS AT THE BACKGROUND....

084198

083441

MAREEBA, QLD. 1944-11-07. A 36 SQUADRON, RAAF DOUGLAS C47 DAKOTA TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT BEING LOADED AT THE AIRSTRIP AND PREPARED TO CARRY THE COMMAND GROUP, HEADQUARTERS 6 DIVISION COMPRISING THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, BRIGADIER J. REDDISH, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY...

083441

083444

MAREEBA, QLD, 1944-11-07. BRIGADIER H. WELLS, BRIGADIER, GENERAL STAFF 1 CORPS (1), AND BRIG R. BROADBENT, DEPUTY ADJUTANT AND QUARTERMASTER GENERAL, 1 CORPS (2), AT THE AIRFIELD TO FAREWELL MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING HEADQUARTERS 6 DIVISION (5), COLONEL H.M. FISHER,...

083444

090102

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA, 1945-03-20. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (SECOND FROM LEFT), WITH CAPTAIN R. J. KERR, OFFICER COMMANDING 7TH WAR GRAVES UNIT (THIRD FROM LEFT), AND LIEUTENANT G. F. TWOHILL, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO MAJOR-GENERAL STEVENS...

090102

090162

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-03-30. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL J. A. BISHOP, GUNNERY INSTRUCTOR, 6TH DIVISION (LEFT), WITH MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION (SECOND FROM LEFT), AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. G. CAMERON, COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/2ND INFANTRY BATTALION (THIRD FROM...

090162

090171

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-03-30. MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION (LEFT), TALKING TO 2/2ND INFANTRY BATTALION MORTAR MEN IN THEIR PIT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE: SERGEANT T. CLEARY (SECOND FROM LEFT); PRIVATE K. S. GOODWIN (THIRD FROM LEFT); LANCE CORPORAL J. T....

090171

090100

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA, 1945-03-20. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (FOURTH FROM RIGHT), WITH CAPTAIN R. J. KERR, OFFICER COMMANDING 7TH WAR GRAVES UNIT (THIRD FROM RIGHT), AT THE AITAPE WAR CEMETERY DURING AN INSPECTION TOUR OF THE HQ 6TH...

090100

090163

DAGUA, NEW GUINEA, 1945-03-30. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL BISHOP, GUNNERY INSTRUCTOR, 6TH DIVISION (LEFT), POINTING OUT JAPANESE POSITIONS TO MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION (SECOND FROM LEFT), ON MAPS SPREAD OUT ON THE BEACH. MAJOR GENERAL STEVENS IS ON A VISIT TO...

090163

054323

MOUNT GARNET, QLD, 1943-07-17. GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, AND VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS CB DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, WATCHING THE 2ND AUSTRALIAN CORPS RACE MEETING.

054323

059934

WONDECLA, QLD. 1943-11-05. VX19 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED (1), GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, TAKING OVER THE 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION PARADE FROM VX20315 BRIGADIER R. KING DSO (2), IN PREPARATION FOR AN INSPECTION BY VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS ALBERT BLAMEY GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, COMMANDER IN...

059934

059947

WONDECLA, QLD. 1943-11-05. VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS ALBERT BLAMEY GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (1), TAKING THE SALUTE FROM TROOPS OF THE 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION. ALSO ON THE DAIS IS VX19 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER...

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059946

WONDECLA, QLD. 1943-11-05. VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS ALBERT BLAMEY GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (1), TAKING THE SALUTE FROM TROOPS OF THE 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION. ALSO ON THE DAIS IS VX19 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO ED, GENERAL OFFICER...

059946

114773

MELBOURNE, VIC. 1945-09-08. PATIENTS AND NURSES AT 115TH (HEIDELBERG) MILITARY HOSPITAL POSE FOR THEIR PHOTOGRAPH WITH VX102142 PRIVATE (PTE) EDWARD KENNA, 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION, A RECENT WINNER OF THE VICTORIA CROSS, MAJOR-GENERAL (MAJ-GEN) J. E. S. STEVENS AND COLONEL D. J. THOMAS, COMMANDING...

114773

114771

MELBOURNE, VIC. 1945-09-08. MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS (2), CONTRATULATING PRIVATE E. KENNA, 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION, FOR HIS VICTORIA CROSS AWARD, AT 115TH (HEIDELBERG) MILITARY HOSPITAL. COLONEL D. J. THOMAS, COMMANDING OFFICER 115TH (HEIDELBERG) MILITARY HOSPITAL (1) IS LOOKING ON.

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128955

DAMOUR, SYRIA. 1941-07-14. THE VICTORY PARTY IN A WADI THE DAY THE ARMISTICE WAS ANNOUNCED. IDENTIFIED: BRIGADIER F. H. BERRYMAN, DSO, COMMANDER 7TH DIVISION ARTILLERY (1); BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED, COMMANDER 21ST BRIGADE (2); LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, CB CMG DSO, GENERAL...

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128951

HASSANIYE, SYRIA. 1941-06. AT 21ST INFANTRY BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS ARE, LEFT TO RIGHT: MAJOR C. H. FINLAY, BRIGADE MAJOR; LIEUTENANT-COLONEL M. J. MOTEN, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/27TH BATTALION; COLONEL J. A. CHAPMAN, GENERAL STAFF OFFICER I, HEADQUARTERS, 7TH DIVISION; BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED,...

128951

128952

SIDON, SYRIA. 1941-06-15. COMMANDER 21ST INFANTRY BRIGADE, BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED (RIGHT) OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL AFTER TAKING OVER THE TOWN, WITH LIEUTENANT-COLONEL K. A. WILLS, MC (LEFT) AND LIEUTENANT-COLONEL C. M. L. ELLIOTT (CENTRE) BOTH OF HEADQUARTERS 1ST AUSTRALIAN CORPS. (DONOR:...

128952

128947

MERSA MATRUH, EGYPT. 1941-05. COMMANDER AND STAFF OF 21ST INFANTRY BRIGADE. LEFT TO RIGHT: FRONT ROW: CAPTAIN G. J. HILL, BRIGADE ARMY SERVICE CORPS OFFICER; MAJOR C. H. FINLAY, BRIGADE MAJOR; BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED, COMMANDER; CAPTAIN H. B. CHALLEN, STAFF CAPTAIN; CAPTAIN H. G. BRAIN; BACK...

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128953

SYRIA. 1941-06. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL J. D. LAVARACK, CB CMG DSO, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 1ST CORPS (LEFT) IN CONVERSATION WITH MAJOR-GENERAL A. S. ALLEN, CB CBE DSO, COMMANDER 7TH DIVISION (CENTRE) DURING THE VISIT OF GENERAL SIR ARCHIBALD WAVELL, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING IN CHARGE MIDDLE EAST...

128953

128948

AFFULA, PALESTINE. 1941-06-07. LEFT TO RIGHT: BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED,. COMMANDER 21ST INFANTRY BRIGADE WITH CAPTAIN E. H. WILSON, IN CHARGE OF WAR CORRESPONDENTS AND JOHN HETHERINGTON, WAR CORRESPONDENT ON THE EVE OF THE INVASION OF SYRIA. (DONOR: MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS).

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128949

TARSHIHA-UMM AL FARAJ, PALESTINE. 1941-06-07. COMMANDER 21ST INFANTRY BRIGADE, BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED, ISSUES FINAL ORDERS FOR THE SYRIAN CAMPAIGN. IDENTIFIED: BRIGADIER KINGLSEY NORRIS, COMMANDING OFFICER, NORTH SOMERSET YEOMANRY (1); LIEUTENANT R. W. C. CAMERON, BRIGADE INTELLIGENCE...

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128950

RAS EN NAQOURA, SYRIA. 1941-06-08. LEFT TO RIGHT: BRIGADIER J. E. S. STEVENS, ED, COMMANDER 21ST INFANTRY BRIGADE; BRIGADIER KINGSLEY NORRIS, COMMANDER NORTH SOMERSET YEOMANRY AND AN UNIDIENTIFIED OFFICER AT 21ST BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS. (DONOR: MAJOR-GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS).

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090091

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-03-19. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (3), LIEUTENANT-GENERAL F.H. BERRYMAN, CHIEF OF STAFF (1), MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (4), AND OTHER SENIOR OFFICERS AT HEADQUARTERS...

090091

090494

BUT-DAGUA AREA, NEW GUINEA. 1945-04-12. SENATOR J.M. FRASER, ACTING MINISTER FOR THE ARMY (2), AND LIEUTENANT GENERAL J. NORTHCOTT, CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF (1), BEING WELCOMED BY MAJOR GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6 DIVISION (3), DURING THEIR VISIT TO HEADQUARTERS 6...

090494

064767

WONDECLA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 1944-03-06. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO., ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH DIVISION.

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058537

ROCKY CREEK, QLD. 1943-10-17. VX17 MAJOR GENERAL J. E. S. STEVENS DSO, ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, WITH MRS J. HANRAHAN (LEFT) AND MRS W. HOLLINGSWORTH (RIGHT), MEMBERS OF THE MALANDA BRANCH OF THE AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY, WHO ORGANISED THE FLOWER SHOW IN AID OF...

058537

Film

General Blamey at Wewak

The Commander in Chief General Sir Thomas Blamey CBE KCB CMG DSO ED, accompanied by the 250000 (VX17) General Officer Commanding 6th Australian Division Major-General Jack Edwin Stawell Stevens DSO ED, Deputy Chief of the 33 (VX20308) General Staff Lieutenant General Frank Horton Berryman CB CBE...

F07237

General Blamey, Major-General Wordsworth & 2/5 Aust. Inf. Bn, 6 Division disembarking at Aitape

Major General (Maj Gen) Robert Harley Wordsworth CBE, British Army, leaving C-47 Dakota aircraft at Aitape and being greeted by General Staff Officer 1 (GSO 1) 6th Australian Division, Lieutenant Colonel John Ackland Bishop DSO MBE. General Sir Thomas A. Blamey GGE KCB CMG DSO ED is greeted by...

F07179

Blamey inspects 6th Division, Atherton

The Commander in Chief, General Sir Thomas Blamey, reviews troops of the 6th Australian Division at a parade held on the Wondecla Show Grounds at Atherton Queensland. General Sir Thomas Blamey reviews parade from Bren gun carrier then takes the salute at march past. Artillery, vehicles, Bofors guns...

F01705

Major General Stevens 1st parade and presents certificate

Major General J E S Stevens sees part of his new command. There were three battalions on parade including a section of field engineers, battery of artillery and field ambulance. The General Officer Commanding presented Commander in Chief's certificate of commendation to WP6082 Bombardier Richard...

F01782

General Allen at picnic races

General Allen takes over command from General Stevens in Northern Territory. Horse racing by the army in the Northern Territory. Identified personnel: Brigadier Sutherland, Brigadier Strutt, L/Cpl W.L. Hutchinson (selling horses), Major Craig U.S. Army, Mrs Byrne wife of cattle station owner, R.J....

F01839

Parade of 21st Brigade

This brigade is made up of battalions from South Australia, West Australia and Victoria, and it is the first time that they have all been together. Brigadier Stevens inspected his brigade and then led the march past General Lavarack. The battalions are the 2/14th, 2/16th, and 2/27th.

F01236

Recruiting talks

Brigadier J.E.S. Stevens, DSO, ED, Major A.H. Powell, DSO, VD, 2nd Anti-tank Regiment and Sergeant Bruce Signal Corps, each give a short recruiting propaganda speech.

F01937

9th Division march, Melbourne

Melbourne Victoria, 31 March 1943. Coverage of the 9th Division's arrival and march through city. Some shots have actual sounds of band and public address commentator. But general quality is poor.

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Timeline

Date of birth 1896-09-07
Date of embarkation 1915-11-23
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-09-20
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-01-20
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1943-03-15 - 1945-07-26 Appointed officer in command of 6th Division, AIF.
Date of death 1969-05-20